Difference Between Mothers and Grandmothers

I was a permissive parent, always valuing creativity over order. But my children were not encouraged to eat, tear, or scribble on books. I thought of editing my post from yesterday; I was determined to follow the same policy with Nate. But one day later, I have decided to make one exception for Nate. I have never liked the Richard Scary books, but they have endured for over 30 years. So Nate can do what he wants with them. He has already mastered tearing a page. He was fascinated by the result, playing with the paper for a few minutes. Strangely, he never put it in his mouth. Since yesterday, turning pages is his favorite activity





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About maryjograves

Children are my passion. I have 4 daughters, 5 grandkids under 5 with another on the way, 5 younger brothers, 11 nieces and nephews, 8 great nieces and nephews. I advocate a revolution for a child friendly US. I have been an editor, public librarian, social worker, and internet educator. Tweet @RedstockingGran @ChildrensWings
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